SCOTTISH BIRDWATCHERS' CONFERENCE - 21st MARCH 2020

Northern Seas & Coasts: Ornithological highlights from Scotlands northern waters

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Photographer
Year
Recording Area
Site
Keyword
September 2010
Sparrowhawk in garden
  • Sparrowhawk
  • 09/09/2010
  • alan clydesdale
  • Dirleton
  • Lothian
Sparrowhawk in garden: Sparrowhawk, 09/09/2010, alan clydesdale, Dirleton, Lothian
May 2013
Spotted Flycatcher - a typical late spring migrant on Tiree
  • Spotted Flycatcher
  • 22/05/2013
  • John Bowler
  • Carnan Mor
  • Isle of Tiree
  • Argyll
  • The first bird of this species on Tiree in 2013 - followed by a few more at the end of May
Spotted Flycatcher - a typical late spring migrant on Tiree: Spotted Flycatcher, 22/05/2013, John Bowler, Carnan Mor, Isle of Tiree, Argyll, The first bird of this species on Tiree in 2013 - followed by a few more at the end of May
May 2013
Male Corncrake calling from our rock garden
  • Corncrake
  • 28/05/2013
  • John Bowler
  • Balephuil
  • Isle of Tiree
  • Argyll
  • Male bird calling in the low evening sun....
Male Corncrake calling from our rock garden: Corncrake, 28/05/2013, John Bowler, Balephuil, Isle of Tiree, Argyll, Male bird calling in the low evening sun....
May 2013
Drake Northern Eider (borealis)
  • Eider
  • 16/05/2013
  • John Bowler
  • West Hynish
  • Isle of Tiree
  • Argyll
  • Drake is bottom right facing the camera. Seen earlier at Hough Bay on 8 May.
Drake Northern Eider (borealis): Eider, 16/05/2013, John Bowler, West Hynish, Isle of Tiree, Argyll, Drake is bottom right facing the camera. Seen earlier at Hough Bay on 8 May.
May 2013
Male Pied Flycatcher
  • Pied Flycatcher
  • 20/05/2013
  • John Bowler
  • Balephuil
  • Isle of Tiree
  • Argyll
  • A scarce migrant to Tiree
Male Pied Flycatcher: Pied Flycatcher, 20/05/2013, John Bowler, Balephuil, Isle of Tiree, Argyll, A scarce migrant to Tiree
May 2013
Red Grouse chick stretching a wing
  • Red Grouse
  • 31/05/2013
  • Robert Greenwood
  • Lochindord
  • Highland
  • CANON 550D WITH 400MM F5.6 lens .Early morning(6.30 am ) Chicks feeding on insects.
Red Grouse chick stretching a wing: Red Grouse, 31/05/2013, Robert Greenwood, Lochindord, Highland, CANON 550D WITH 400MM F5.6 lens .Early morning(6.30 am ) Chicks feeding on insects.
May 2013
Goldfinch
  • 31/05/2013
  • Dave McLaren
  • Edinburgh
  • Lothian
Goldfinch: 31/05/2013, Dave McLaren, Edinburgh, Lothian
May 2013
Swallow
  • 29/05/2013
  • Dave McLaren
  • Union Canal
  • Edinburgh
  • Lothian
Swallow: 29/05/2013, Dave McLaren, Union Canal, Edinburgh, Lothian
June 2013
Grey Heron with Mute cygnet
  • Grey Heron
  • 02/06/2013
  • Jeff Cowie
  • Hogganfield Loch
  • Clyde
  • Thought this Grey Heron had landed a very large fish
  • only found out the true identity of the prey after getting home - very sad
Grey Heron with Mute cygnet: Grey Heron, 02/06/2013, Jeff Cowie, Hogganfield Loch, Clyde, Thought this Grey Heron had landed a very large fish, only found out the true identity of the prey after getting home - very sad
June 2013
Shoveller duck
  • 02/06/2013
  • stephen whitehead
  • River Esk
  • Musselburgh
  • Lothian
  • Unusual visitor up river allowing close-ups
Shoveller duck: 02/06/2013, stephen whitehead, River Esk, Musselburgh, Lothian, Unusual visitor up river allowing close-ups
May 2011
Blue Tit cleaning out
  • Blue Tit
  • obscurus (British)
  • 28/05/2011
  • Catherine Webster
  • Brechin
  • Angus and Dundee
  • The bird is taking out the eggshells from the young. Such a joy to watch them flying in and out of the box
Blue Tit cleaning out: Blue Tit, obscurus (British), 28/05/2011, Catherine Webster, Brechin, Angus and Dundee, The bird is taking out the eggshells from the young. Such a joy to watch them flying in and out of the box
May 2011
Blue Tit Beakfull
  • Blue Tit
  • obscurus (British)
  • 30/05/2011
  • Catherine Webster
  • Kinnaird Brechin
  • Angus and Dundee
  • This Blue tit is busy taking food into the young. They had three broods from this nest box that year. The box is on the windowsill of the living room
Blue Tit Beakfull: Blue Tit, obscurus (British), 30/05/2011, Catherine Webster, Kinnaird Brechin, Angus and Dundee, This Blue tit is busy taking food into the young. They had three broods from this nest box that year. The box is on the windowsill of the living room

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